BCS Watersports Championships - a win for Gower College Swansea
Watersports enthusiasts from all over the country donned their wetsuits and took to the water on 20th June when Cornwall College hosted the 2012 British Colleges Sport (BCS) Watersports Championships.
The national event, which was held at Tolcarne Beach in Newquay and Stithians Lake near Redruth, was a test of endurance, concentration and ability for all involved, as competitors battled their way through a series of gruelling heats to qualify for the finals in a range of activities: paddle boarding, surf lifesaving, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and gig-rowing.
Competitors came from Cornwall College, Exeter College, Bournemouth & Poole College, Richard Huish College, Truro & Penwith College, Gower College Swansea, Somerset College of Art and Technology, and Riverside College Widnes.
The overall winners were Gower College Swansea, followed by Bournemouth and Poole College in second place and Cornwall College in third.